The UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority finds that the network operator has abused its dominant position in the market for the provision and maintenance of domestic-sized gas meters (National Grid)

Summary The Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (‘the Authority') finds that, National Grid (‘NG') has abused its dominant position in the market for the provision and maintenance of domestic-sized gas meters. Background NG rents gas meters to domestic gas suppliers that are required to measure the volume of gas that a domestic customer has used. NG is dominant in the market for the provision and maintenance of domestic-sized gas meters in Great Britain. NG has abused its dominant position by entering into long-term contracts known as the Legacy Meter Service Agreements (‘Legacy MSAs') and the New and Replacement Meter Services Agreements (‘N/R MSAs'). These contracts together artificially and illegally restrict the rate at which gas suppliers can replace NG's meters with less

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Yasmin Arshed, The UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority finds that the network operator has abused its dominant position in the market for the provision and maintenance of domestic-sized gas meters (National Grid), 21 February 2008, e-Competitions February 2008, Art. N° 16065

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